Working today as an American legal commentator, television host and a former prosecutor, Nancy Ann Grace is stand alone woman who stands for the truth. She discuses issues more often described as a 'Victims' Rights standpoint' with a unique style that has won her praise and condemnation. She is a host of the Nancy Grace – a nigh time gossip and current affairs show aired on HLN – and has been a host in Court TV's Closing Arguments. Along with her TV fame, she is a co-writer of the book, Objection!
Grace Nancy was born in 23rd October 1959 in Macon, Georgia to a working class family. She joined the Valdosta State University and later on graduated with a BA from Mercer University. As a student, she loved Shakespearean literature and had an ambition of becoming an English professor. However, her ambition changed at age 19 when her fiancé, Keith Griffin was murdered and she enrolled in law school and went to become a felony prosecutor and supported victims' rights'.
Grace Nancy got married to David Linch, an Atlanta investment banker, in a private ceremony on April 2007. The two had met in the 70s while studying at Mercer University. Later on, two months down the line in 26th June 2007, she announced her pregnancy on her HLN talk show. On November 4, 2007, she gave birth to fraternal twins named Lucy and John.
Nancy left Fulton County prosecutors' office and accepted a deal by the Steve Brill, the Court TV founder, to do a legal commentary show alongside Johnnie Cochran. She later took over the show after Johnnie left. In 2005, Grace started regular hosts of primetime legal analysis show on CNN Headline News (the now HLN) together with her Court TV show. On June 19, 2007, she did her last show on Court TV before moving on to work full time for the CNN.
Through her fame, Grace has been featured on comedy programs as Grace or a character based on her. Among the most common and memorable are the Sherman's Lagoon, Boston Legal as a reporter named Grace Janie, Nicole Parker on MADTV, Grace Nancier the lawyer of Passions among many others.
With her unique interviewing style of mixing vocal questions, she was presented with two Gracie Awards for her Court TV show by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and TV. She is a woman who believes in herself. She believes that changing her lifestyle to make other people change will always make her lose a part of herself.